SSO @ Tampines
Sunday, Oct 8, 6.30pm
Open field next to Tampines MRT Station
Singapore, 3 October 2006 - The Tampines neighbourhood will be filled with the melodious strains of well-known classics by Italian composer Rossini and Russian master Rimsky-Korsakov, and also signature Malay tunes by renowned Malaysian composer and film director P. Ramlee on October 8.
Performed by the Singapore Symphony Orchestra under Maestro Lim Yau, the SSO@Tampines concert is part of the second season of the SPH Gift of Music series. This delightful outdoor classical concert is not to be missed, following the successful SSO @ Geylang Serai concert in August this year which had an attendance of over 800 residents.
The evening´s programme opens with Rossini´s well-loved Overture to The Thieving Magpie, one of his most famous comic operas. Other highlights include P. Ramlee´s beautiful Malay compositions Getaran Jiwa and Bunyi Gitar, Rimsky-Korsakov´s famous Capriccio Espagnol and a stirring medley of evergreen Beatles’ hits.
Says Ms Ginney Lim, Executive Vice President of SPH´s Legal and Corporate Communications, “The SPH Gift of Music series featuring the SSO is returning to the heartland for the fourth time. This follows after successful performances at Seng Kang, Toa Payoh Central and Geylang Serai. In all our heartland concerts, we try to bring a fresh perspective to classical music by tailoring the lineup according to the ‘flavours´ of the neighbourhood.”
Details of the concert are given below.
|ROSSINI ed. ZEDDA||Overture to The Thieving Magpie|
|MASCAGNI||Intermezzo from Cavalleria rusticana|
|RAMLEE, P. arr. CHUA, VIVIAN||Getaran Jiwa|
|RAMLEE, P. arr. CHUA, VIVIAN||Bunyi Gitar|
|COATES, ERIC||By the Sleepy Lagoon|
|arr. J. Tyzik||Beatles Hits Medley|
|RIMSKY-KORSAKOV||Capriccio Espagnol, Op.34|
About SPH Gift of Music
Since its launch in May 2005, the SPH Gift of Music series has been staging outdoor concerts for the Singapore audience. The SPH Gift of Music brings concerts to the community with performances in the heartlands, parks, and now at hospitals and hospices to connect with the community. The second season of SPH Gift of Music series was launched on April 24 at the Tan Tock Seng Hospital with the SCO Caring Series by the Singapore Chinese Orchestra.
The SPH Gift of Music series is one of many outreach events supported by SPH as part of its broadening community involvement.
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